Saturday, November 19, 2011

This Week's Acquisitions (and Last)

Missed a week as I was in Boston, so here are some recent new arrivals (including one bunch of the books from my first visit to the Boston shops in six months ...)

- New England Life in the Eighteenth Century: Representative Biographies from Sibley's Harvard Graduates by Clifford Kenyon Shipton (Harvard University Press, 1995). Amazon (used).

- From the Mouth of the Whale by Sjón (Telegram Books, 2011). Publisher.

- Book History (Volume 14); edited by Ezra Greenspan and Jonathan Rose (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011). SHARP.

- Republic of Words: The Atlantic Monthly and Its Writers, 1857-1925 by Susan Goodman (University Press of New England, 2011). Publisher.

- The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony Horowitz (Mulholland Books, 2011). Publisher.

- The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson (Random House, 2011). Publisher.

- The Foresters, an American Tale: Being a Sequel to the History of John Bull the Clothier. In a Series of Letters to a Friend by Jeremy Belknap (Printed at Boston: By I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews, [Proprietors of the Work.] Sold by them, J. White, D. West, and E. Larkin, in Boston; by Thomas, Son & Thomas, in Worcester; by Thomas, Andrews & Butler, in Baltimore; and by Thomas, Andrews & Penniman, in Albany - Nov. 1796). My Boston Book Fair purchase, from John Hendsey.

- The Prague Cemetery by Umberto Eco (Houghton Mifflin, 2011). Amazon.

- The Diary of Joseph Farington - Volume II: January 1795 - August 1796; edited by Kenneth Garlick and Angus Macintyre (Yale University Press, 1978). ABE.

- The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World's Most Perplexing Cold Cases by Michael Capuzzo (Gotham Books, 2011). Longfellow Books.

- The Species Seekers: Heroes, Fools, and the Mad Pursuit of Life on Earth by Richard Conniff (W.W. Norton, 2011). Brattle.

- The Nesting Season: Cuckoos, Cuckolds, and the Invention of Monogamy by Bernd Heinrich (HUP, 2011). Brattle.

- In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson (Crown, 2011). Brattle.

- Unbecoming British: How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation by Kariann Akemi Yokota (OUP, 2011). Brattle.

- Let This Voice Be Heard: Anthony Benezet, Father of Atlantic Abolitionism by Maurice Jackson (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009). Brattle.

- Cartographies of Time: A History of the Timeline by Anthony Grafton and Daniel Rosenberg (Princeton Architectural Press, 2010). Brattle.

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